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April 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tourism to be discussed during Ambassador program

An estimated $1.8 billion is spent on travel and tourism in the Laurel Highlands with $662 million of that spent in Fayette County.  Tourism and tourism related jobs employ 19,200 workers in the region. More...

News

Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police Friday outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state’s Republican convention. More...

8 children rescued from Texas home

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A late-night phone call to police about a crying child led to the discovery of eight children unsupervised at a San Antonio home, including a 2-year-old boy chained in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with More...

Arizona GOP convention to feature Trump, Cruz delegate fight

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans are headed to Mesa Saturday for the state party convention, where they’ll elect 55 of 58 delegates to the national GOP convention. More...

Opinion

U.S. Guest Editorials

In December 2014, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico traveled to the state of Guerrero, where months earlier 43 college students who were headed to a protest in Mexico City had vanished under murky circumstances and were presumed to have been mas More...

Commanding victories set up the endgame

National Perspective

PITTSBURGH -- Not the beginning of the end. But maybe the end of the beginning. More...

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Sports

Falcons fall to Spartans in 15

Friday’s Section 2-AAAA baseball game between Connellsville and host Hempfield was a game that neither team deserved to lose. Both the Falcons and the Spartans played some phenomenal baseball with neither team giving an inch. More...

Vikings clinch playoff spot with win over Derry

Donnie Thomas and Jared Kristoff each went 3-for-4, and the Mt. Pleasant baseball team turned four double plays in a 5-2 Section 2-AAA win over visiting Derry to clinch a spot in the WPIAL playoffs. More...

Bucs win fifth straight

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Juan Nicasio struck out eight in seven scoreless innings, Josh Harrison hit his first home run in nearly a year and Matt Joyce connected as a pinch-hitter to lead the Pirates to a 4-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday More...

Mt. Pleasant fire damages Main Street structure

No one was injured in an early morning fire Friday that damaged a structure in the 700 block of Mt. Pleasant’s Main Street.  Mt. More...

Uniontown to hold 83rd Americanism Day Celebration

The American Legion believes Americanism is pride in, respect for and loyalty to the United States of America and its traditions. Fayette County residents celebrate the ideology annually, with an event known as Americanism Day. More...

Obituaries

Harold Black

Donegal

Harold Ray Black, 38, of Donegal, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown.  He was born March 6, 1978, in Uniontown, son of Barry L. Black and Mary C. King (Black) Swope.  Surviving are his mother, Mary C. More...

Bruno Krzanowski

Mt. Pleasant

Bruno John Krzanowski, age 94, of Mount Pleasant, died Friday, April 29, 2016 in Excela Health- Frick Hospital, Mount Pleasant. More...

Leighliter

TOWN

Uwanda M. “Wanda” Hann Leighliter, 82, a lifelong resident of Connellsville passed away peacefully Thursday, April 28, 2016 at her home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family. She was born Dec. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1789, George Washington was inaugurated as the first president of the United States.  In 1803, representatives of the United States and France concluded negotiations for the purchase of the Louisiana Territory.   More...

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Did You Know?

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States since 1949, reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings.   More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Art at the Summit The Uniontown Art Club will present Art at the Summit, sponsaored by the Summit Inn. The arts and fine craft show and sale will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 and 8. Admission is free. Strawberry festival More...

Women still need pap test, just not as often

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve had a Pap test every year for 20 years, since I was about 25. It’s always normal. Do I still need one every year? DEAR READER: The answer used to be yes. The reason was More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD has his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.” Nahum 1:3 AKJV God is patient but don’t see that as weakness. More...

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